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UA j-school head presses White House on freedom on information

The director of the UA School of Journalism, David Cuillier, said a delegation representing more than 50 journalism and open government groups had a "good discussion" as they pushed the Obama administration on transparency at a meeting Tuesday. ... Read more»

Tucson's food culture garners UN award: 'Worldwide City of Gastronomy'

Tucson's food culture earned the city recognition from the United Nations on Friday as a Worldwide City of Gastronomy. Tucson, along with 46 other cities, was added to the Creative Cities Network.... Read more»

Wounded vets hunt for peace of mind

The mountain air bites at Sgt. Jose Valdenegro’s extremities as he and his hunting guide scout for elk not far from the New Mexico border. It’s 25 degrees, his 10 fingers and five toes stinging in protest at the cold. He is one of about 150 disabled troops that Wounded Warrior Outdoors has taken on a hunting expedition this year.... Read more»

Az universities plan to add 60,000 students by 2025

Expansion of student populations across Arizona’s three major universities is underway as the Arizona Board of Regents approved a new metrics goal for the year 2025.... Read more»

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No. 3 Stanford defeats Arizona 3-0 in round of 16

Stanford scored in the 18th minute and never looked back as they defeated the Arizona Wildcats 3-0.... Read more»

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Cats can do no wrong: Advance to 2nd-ever soccer Sweet 16

Hannah Wong’s brace earned Arizona their second all-time appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament as they defeated No. 12 Santa Clara for the second time this season by a score of 2-1.... Read more»

UA show 'this heart in my mouth is called home' explores experimental theatre

This weekend, Tucson audiences will have the opportunity to experience a unique form of experimental theatre at the University of Arizona, a collaborative work theatre entitled, "this heart in my mouth is called home." ... Read more»1

Cap Times: Az legislators stonewall on releasing text messages

Arizona lawmakers are improperly redacting, delaying and denying the release of text messages they've used to conduct legislative business, in violation of state public records laws, the Arizona Capitol Times reported after a four-month investigation.... Read more»

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Bears downed: Wildcats defeat N. Colorado in NCAA tourney opener

In an opening round match of the 2015 NCAA tournament, the Arizona Wildcat women’s soccer team delivered a solid 2 – 0 defeat of the Northern Colorado Bears on Friday night at Mulcahy Stadium.... Read more»

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Arizona hosts its first NCAA soccer tourney match

There have been a number of “firsts” and “firsts since” during Tony Amato’s time as head coach of the University of Arizona’s women’s soccer team. As of Friday, there will be another: for the first time, UA’s Mulcahy Stadium will be hosting an NCAA tournament match. Plus: Honors for Stoian, Skadsen... Read more»

Only 3 states score higher than D+ in Integrity probe; 11 flunk

Trouble in America's statehouses: secrecy, questionable ethics and conflicts of interest — These are among the practices illuminated by the State Integrity Investigation, which measured hundreds of variables to compile transparency and accountability grades for all 50 states. The results are nothing short of stunning. The best grade in the nation, which went to Alaska, is just a C. Only two others earned better than a D+; 11 states received failing grades.... Read more»

Tucson students dub Arizona's only jaguar: 'El Jefe'

The only wild jaguar known to live in the United States prowls the mountains just south of Tucson, and local middle school students have given the big cat a name: "El Jefe."... Read more»1

UA pharmacy dean charged with sexual assault

The dean of the University of Arizona Collge of Pharmacy has been charged in an alleged sexual assault that took place at his home, authorities said. J. Lyle Bootman was indicted by a grand jury in the Oct. 2 incident, and arraigned in court on Wednesday.... Read more»1

Arizona college grads’ student debt among lowest in nation

Arizona college graduates in the class of 2014 had the fifth-lowest student debt in the nation, finishing their schooling at four-year, non-profit schools with an average bill of $22,609, according to a new report.... Read more»

Wildcat soccer enters home stretch with 3 matches left on PAC-12 schedule

The Arizona Wildcats picked up two crucial wins this weekend against the Oregon schools. This leaves them with three matches left in the regular season, two on the road this weekend against Colorado and Utah.... Read more»

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